Movies in January 2016

A new year has begun! What cinema entertainment lies ahead? Westerns are the surprise genre trend.

WEEK-BY-WEEK MOVIE PICKS FOR JANUARY 2016


The Hateful Eight (January 1)
Quentin Tarantino's latest is a Western with an awesome cast.


The Revenant (January 8)
Leonardo DiCaprio plays frontiersman Hugh Glass.


Ride Along 2 (January 15)
Ice Cube and Kevin Hart return in this comedy sequel.


Dirty Grandpa (January 22)
Robert De Niro stars as a perverted former Army general and Zac Efron is his nephew driving him to Florida.


Kung Fu Panda 3 (January 29)
Po (voiced once again by Jack Black) returns for another animated adventure.

OTHER KEY MOVIES IN JANUARY 2016


13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
Based on true events, an American ambassador is killed during an attack on a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to deal with the chaos.


The 5th Wave
Chloe Grace Moretz plays the lead, trying to save her brother during an alien invasion, based on the bestselling novel by Rick Yancey.


Band of Robbers
Here's an interesting premise: Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn are grown men still searching for treasure.


The Benefactor
A philanthropist, played by Richard Gere, meddles in the lives of a newlywed couple.


The Forest
A young woman encounters paranormal forces while searching for her twin sister in the woods of Japan.


Norm of the North
A polar bear from the Arctic and his three lemming friends wind up in New York City in this animated feature.


Yosemite
Here's a tale set in 1985 as a mountain lion threatens a suburban community.

THE REST OF THE MOVIES IN JANUARY


Aferim!
A local policeman in Romania hunts for a fugitive gypsy slave in the early 1800s.


Anesthesia
This drama/thriller looks at the aftermath of a violent mugging of a university philosophy professor.


Anomalisa
From the mind of writer Charlie Kaufman, here's a brilliant stop-motion animated film.


The Boy
An American nanny is shocked to learn that her British family's "child" is just a doll, but then becomes more shocked as she begins to suspect the doll might actually be alive.


Exposed
Keanu Reeves is a detective investigating his partner's death, while a woman experiences strange events after witnessing a miracle.


Fifty Shades of Black
Jane Seymour and Marlon Wayans star in this parody of 50 Shades of Grey.


The Finest Hours
Set in 1952 and starring Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Casey Affleck, and others, the Coast Guard tries to save the day when a pair of oil tankers are destroyed in a blizzard.


Ip Man 3
The martial arts master battles a gang trying to take over the city.


Jane Got a Gun
In this Western, Natalie Portman tries to save her outlaw husband.


Lights Out
A woman is haunted by a creature that only appears in the dark.



The Masked Saint
A pastor returns to his former life as a professional wrestler.


Mojave
Starring Oscar Isaac and Mark Wahlberg, a suicidal artist goes in the desert where he finds a homicidal drifter.


Synchronicity
A physicist invents a time machine.


Wazir
A wheelchair-bound chess master and an officer join forces to fight a dangerous opponent.

Which ones will you be watching?


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